Moral Dilemmas (Friends)

  • If your best friend proudly gave you a picture she had painted and you didn't like the painting, would you put it on the wall in your house?
  • If a friend asked your opinion of a new suit which he had paid a lot of money for, would you tell him the truth if you thought it was horrible?
  • If you found a dairy that a friend had left at your house, would you read it?
  • If you saw your friend's partner kissing someone else, would you tell your friend?
  • If a friend forgot to give you back $50 he had borrowed, would you ask for it?
  • You have accepted an invitation to a friend's party. Then you are invited to a much more fun party. Would you think of an excuse not to go to your friend's party
  • You borrow the keys to your friend's sports car. While out driving you get flashed by a speed camera. You could lose your license as you have already been caught speeding twice before. What do you do?
  • Your friend has bought a new coat. You think its really ugly and does not suit her. But is was very expensive and she's easily offended. Would you tell her?
  • You are friends with a married couple and one of them confides in you that they are having an affair. Would you feel obliged to tell their partner or would you keep quiet?
  • You have two good friends. You discover they are both having an affair with the same woman and do not know. Would you tell them?
  • Your best friend is getting married in an hours time. You discover their partner has been having an affair and have concrete evidence to prove their guilt. Do you tell your friend and ruin their big day?
  • You friend gives you $1 to buy a lottery ticket for them. You buy it and also buy yourself one, which also has the same numbers. The numbers come up. What do you do with the 2nd ticket?

Moral Dilemmas (Money)

  • If the bank made a mistake and put an extra $100 in your bank account, would you tell them?
  • If someone offered you $500 for a necklace that you had bought for $50 would you accept?
  • If you found a beautiful and expensive silver bracelet in the street, would you keep it?
  • You go to the cash point (ATM), put your card in and ask for £10. The machine pauses, then spits out £100. What would you do?
  • Would you be prepared to spend six months on your own on a desert island, completely cut-off from civilisation in return for $250,000 cash?
  • It's a new year, if you could have just one wish for the year to come true, what would it be? Choices are (1) The end of world famine (2) A $1,000,000 Lottery win (3) To live an extra 10 years.
  • You win a substantial amount of money on the lottery but a relative who you dislike is in serious debt. Do you keep the win a secret from your whole family?
  • Whilst out walking, you find a bag in a bush containing $50,000 which has been hidden there by a Drug Dealer who is currently in prison for 10 years. Would you be tempted to keep the cash?

Moral Dilemmas (Dating)

  • You are Invited to your boyfriend or girlfriend's parents house for first time. They serve you liver at dinner. You hate liver. What would you do?
  • If you had a new boyfriend or girlfriend who loved opera and you hated it, would you go to an opera with him or her to make a good impression?
  • You have a vague suspicion that your partner is having an affair and have discovered the password to their email account. Would you be tempted to check their email?
  • If you were on holiday and you met someone attractive who you would never see again, would you invent stories to make yourself more interesting?
  • You have a vague suspicion that your partner is having an affair and have discovered the password to their email account. Would you be tempted to check their email?

Other Fun Moral Dilemmas

  • If you got to work and you discovered that you had put on two different shoes when you got dressed, would you go home to change?
  • If you were given a beautiful and expensive fur coat, would you wear it?
  • If you were asleep on the train and an elderly person fell asleep on your shoulder, would you move?
  • If you were at a dinner party and your host served something you didn't like, would you eat it?
  • If you dropped a new television, would you take it back to the shop and say it never worked?
  • You crash into another car in the parking lot. You are not insured. No one saw you. Would you drive away without leaving a note?
  • At school, your teacher wants to know who broke a window. She says if the person does not own up, the whole class will be punished. You know who it was. Do you tell?

Moral Dilemmas (Risqué)

  • You spend one night with a stranger. You will never see them again and will never get found out. Would you tell your partner?
  • You have been happily married for 10 years but discover that your partner appeared in several adult movies before you met. Could you forgive your partner for not telling you about their past?
  • If you could change gender for one week, what three things would you like to experience as a member of the opposite sex?
  • An 88 year-old man or woman invites you to spend the weekend with them as their lover. In return you will inherit their entire estate worth a small fortune. Would you accept their invitation?
  • You discover your partner is having an affair. Would you be more or less hurt to discover their affair was with a member of the same sex?
  • How much money, if indeed there is a price, would you need to be paid to appear in a pornographic movie? The movie is likely to be viewed by millions of people.
  • Your partner is offered $100,000 to be photographed nude and the pictures published in a magazine. What would your reaction be?
  • You are offered $10,000 to do a naughty photo shoot. Would you do it? What if it was $100,000?
  • You have the chance to spend a night of passion with your all-time celebrity or hero. No-one will know. But you are married. What would you do?

Serious Moral Dilemmas

  • You discover you will die in exactly five years time but if you win a coin toss you can live for another thirty years. If you lose you will die in one months time. Would you take the gamble?
  • Your boss is having an affair for which you have evidence. Your boss fires you for being persistently late for work. Would you be tempted to use the evidence of his/her affair to blackmail your job back?
  • You enter a quiz and the winning team will be awarded $10,000 for the charity of their choice. You find a copy of the questions before the quiz. Is it okay to cheat for the benefit of a charity?
  • Your best friend asks you to stand as guarantor of a $5,000 loan. If they don't get the loan their house will be repossessed. Would you be willing to take the risk considering that if they default, you become liable for the debt?
  • Would you be willing to have your right arm amputated in return for a lump sum of $5,000,000?
  • You are offered a lot of money to work for a cosmetics company. You know that it does experiments on animals. Would you accept the job?
  • If given the opportunity, would you want to become immortal? By doing so, you would obviously have to watch everyone you love die and would eventually end up being the only human alive.

Very Serious Moral Dilemmas

  • An elderly relative has a terminal illness and asks you to help them end their life. Helping them commit suicide is against the law but your relative begs you. You will not be found out. Would you assist with their suicide?
  • A huge comet strikes the Earth and wipes out 90% of life and all infrastructure. Would you want to continue to live in such a decimated world or would you be tempted to take your own life?
  • Developers want to buy your home and demolish it in order to build a research centre in which animal experiments will be conducted. They offer you double the market value, would you sell?
  • You are the last hope for a distant relative who urgently needs a bone-marrow donation but there is a 20% chance you won't survive the operation. Would you agree to the donation?
  • An extra 6% on everyone's annual tax would guarantee the end of famine in Africa. Would you be happy to pay it?
  • You have been sentenced to death and are due to be executed tomorrow. If you could spend your last hour with any person, living or dead, who would it be?
  • You have to make one species of animal extinct. Excluding insects, which species would you make extinct?
  • Imagine you are placed in a room with Adolf Hitler when he is only 3 years old. You have a gun, know exactly what he does during world war 2 and will not be charged in any way if you choose to kill him, but at the time he is just an innocent baby, Would you kill him?

If you had to choose...

  • Would you rather (A) be breathtakingly beautiful but have to go to prison for five years, or (B) always be plain looking but never go to jail?
  • Would you rather (A) always be extremely rich but never meet the person of your dreams, or (B) never make more than minimum wage your whole life but find true love?
  • Would you rather (A) always have tons and tons of sex but it’s never better than mediocre, or never have sex more than twice a year (once every six months) your entire life but both times are absolutely mind-blowingly unbelievable?
  • Would you rather (A) be famous but die at 58, or (B) always be anonymous but live until 98?
  • Would you prefer to live in a small village or in the centre of a capital city.
  • Would you prefer to have as neighbours a couple with five children or a couple with five dogs?
  • Would you prefer to have an enormous house with a tiny garden or a tiny house with an enormous garden?
  • Would you prefer to live in a beautiful house in an ugly area or an ugly house in a beautiful area?
  • Would you prefer to have a holiday house on the beach or in the mountains?
  • Would you rather lose the ability to ever hear any kind of music again or the ability to ever read anything again?
  • Would you prefer to travel first class or backpack?
  • Would you rather live 100 years from now or 100 years ago?
  • Would you rather drown, freeze or burn to death?
  • If you had to choose a new pet, would you prefer a penguin, a monkey, an iguana, a goat or a cow?
  • Would you rather be a popular idiot or a lonely genius?
  • Would you rather be a spectacular failure or small success?
  • Would you prefer one soul mate (ideal partner) or many friends?
  • Which would you prefer to be 100% emotionally content or 100% financially content for the rest of your life?
  • Which of the following powers would you most like to possess? The power to become invisible, the ability to read minds or x- ray vision?
  • If you were sentenced to death and you had to choose your method of execution, what would you choose?
  • If you had to choose, which of the following items would you least be able to live without for a year? The Internet, your car, your cell phone, your partner or alcohol?
  • Would you choose a boring, well paid job or a badly paid but interesting job?